Vanessa Ribreau Joins BenchSci as Chief Folks Officer to Lead Firm's Embrace of the Way forward for Work

Toronto-based hypergrowth startup BenchSci introduced immediately the appointment of Vanessa Ribreau as Chief Folks Officer, efficient August 10, 2021. Within the face of world office disruption from COVID-19, Ribreau will lead BenchSci’s response, together with to design and champion BenchSci’s folks methods, processes, and packages that create high-performing groups, a strong and engaged tradition, and an environment friendly work surroundings.

Ribreau brings greater than ten years of expertise rising, scaling, and optimizing international departments and aligning and main world-class HR groups. She holds each an MBA and a grasp’s in psychology. Ribreau was previously the worldwide VP of individuals, locations, and applied sciences at AlayaCare. She led a staff of greater than 20 individuals who supported essential features of the enterprise, together with inner options, data know-how, expertise acquisition, HR enterprise companions, and other people operations. Earlier than this, she held a senior HR management function at Shopify.  

“We’re delighted to be bringing somebody with Vanessa’s experience, abilities, and vitality to the staff,” says Liran Belenzon, CEO, BenchSci. “Her progress mindset and fervour for main by means of change might be instrumental as we proceed to develop exponentially right here at BenchSci. And her progressive strategy to HR will assist us thrive as we adapt to the altering nature of labor. Our firm is our folks, and our persons are our firm, and investing in them is essential to our success, together with by including Vanessa on this function. I stay up for collaborating along with her to proceed constructing the best work expertise we will.”

Guided by BenchSci’s values—focus, development, pace, tenacity, and transparency—Ribreau might be an integral chief throughout your complete firm and a key advisor on organizational and administration methods and points. She is going to design and handle a company-wide group growth course of that may embody superior workforce growth, staff member retention, group design, and alter administration. Ribreau will assist domesticate the tradition throughout adjustments instigated by the pandemic. 

“I am genuinely thrilled to be becoming a member of BenchSci with its spectacular mission, surmounting of challenges, and wonderful staff,” says Ribreau. “It’s really inspiring and thrilling. What bought me past that’s their ‘success past success’ strategy: being profitable at attaining bold objectives whereas doing it the correct method. Loads of corporations aspire to that, however only a few are strolling the speak to the purpose of constructing it their guideline.” 

Ribreau joins BenchSci’s senior management staff of Tom Leung, Chief Science Officer; Eran Ben-Ari, Chief Platform Officer; Craig Newell, Chief Architect Officer; Luigi Gentile, Chief Income Officer; and Simon Smith, Chief Advertising and marketing Officer. 

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